The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 67 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% 0.33% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 2.13% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £65,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.17% 15.67% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72 82 82
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 1 - -
WLAN
West Midlands

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) AS400
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) PaaS
3 5 (71.43%) IaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper